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The 11 Nicest Post 50 A-List Actors In Hollywood

Pat Gallagher | Posted 03.02.2013 | Fifty
Pat Gallagher

I am nobody. I promise. But I talk to lots of somebodies in my job as a celebrity freelance journalist. A-List Hollywood celebs can sometimes get cranky and be self-absorbed, but there are those A-listers who need to be called out for being just plain wonderful. Here are 11 of them.

WATCH: We Miss Nora Ephron So Much It Hurts

Posted 12.26.2012 | Women

In Nora Ephron's 1998 film "You've Got Mail," Kathleen Kelly, the protagonist, describes decorating her Christmas tree and missing her mother "so much...

Cinefantastique Spotlight Podcast: Monsters, Inc. 3D

Dan Persons | Posted 02.23.2013 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

Once you're done unwrapping the gifts and singing the carols and observing whatever expressions of faith you feel are appropriate for the time (if any), you may want to reinforce the communal feeling with a visit to the cinema for something the whole family can enjoy.

WATCH: Billy Crystal & Fallon's Very Special Christmas Carol

Posted 02.20.2013 | Comedy

Billy Crystal stopped by "Late Night" Thursday night to promote his new movie "Parental Guidance," but while he was there he was sure to go above and ...

Billy Crystal To Tim Tebow: Convert To Judaism

The Huffington Post | Kavitha A. Davidson | Posted 01.30.2013 | Comedy

Billy Crystal stopped by Sportscenter Wednesday night to promote his new movie, Parental Guidance. In between swapping Ted Williams stories with ESPN ...

Seinfeld, Crystal & Fallon Recreate A Classic Comedy Bit

Posted 12.21.2012 | Comedy

Christmas came early at "Late Night With Jimmy Fallon" on Thursday, as the host teamed up with a couple of comedy legends to recreate the classic bit ...

The Great Blackout on Bravo's Housewives of Beverly Hills: Celebs Speak Out

Tanya Young Williams | Posted 01.19.2013 | Entertainment
Tanya Young Williams

There are no African-American women on the The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills or The Real Housewives of New York and I wanted to know why. Rich is rich no matter what color. So I looked into it.

Billy Crystal's Favorite Role

The Huffington Post | Madeline Boardman | Posted 10.13.2012 | Entertainment

With over 35 years in showbusiness, Billy Crystal has played some iconic roles: Morty the Mime of "This Is Spinal Tap," Dr. Ben Sobel as seen in "Anal...

The Cast of The Princess Bride Reunites at the New York Film Festival

Jim Hill | Posted 12.04.2012 | Entertainment
Jim Hill

25 years ago, the very idea that there might actually be an audience out there for The Princess Bride was -- for executives at 20th Century Fox, anyway -- inconceivable.

The Show I'd Like To See Carol Burnett and Tim Conway Host

Pat Gallagher | Posted 12.03.2012 | Fifty
Pat Gallagher

"Saturday Night Live" is all about sketch comedy. Nobody does sketch comedy better than Carol Burnett and Tim Conway. Nobody.

Laura Rowley

Billy Crystal On The Trip That Almost Sent Him Over The Edge | Laura Rowley | Posted 09.27.2012 | Fifty

I made a movie that’s a romantic comedy for a generation. I was fortunate enough to create “City Slickers” and that was about a midlife crisis; so now I’m here about being a grandparent. So there are seminal moments in a lifetime that are sort of marked by doing work about it. That’s a nice thing.

Laura Rowley

AARP Convention Attendees React to Obama, Ryan Speeches On Medicare, Social Security | Laura Rowley | Posted 09.21.2012 | Fifty

Time and again, this president has ducked the tough issues. He's put his own job security over your retirement security.

WATCH: Billy & Bette Team For 'Parental Guidance'

Posted 09.07.2012 | Entertainment

"Parental Guidance"; or Billy Crystal and Bette Midler in "Meet the Grandparents." The holiday release stars the veteran comics as a married couple...

Can't Take A Hint: A Conversation With Harry Shearer, Plus Anaïs Mitchell, Imelda May and Tracy Newman

Mike Ragogna | Posted 10.30.2012 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna


Billy Crystal's Newest Projects Will Have You Holding Your Sides

Posted 08.08.2012 | Fifty

“[In your sixties] you’ll have a major surgery, the music is still too loud, but it doesn’t matter because you can’t hear it anyway!”

40 Is Not the New Anything

Susan Deily-Swearingen | Posted 09.23.2012 | Home
Susan Deily-Swearingen

I want my age to be my age. I've never been here before and I want to see what it's all about.

Albert Maysles Rocks Guild Hall

Regina Weinreich | Posted 09.14.2012 | Home
Regina Weinreich

At 85, legendary documentary filmmaker Albert Maysles still has "IT." This week to commemorate The Rolling Stones' fiftieth anniversary, he was on han...

Billy Crystal, Nicole Kidman React To Nora Ephron's Death

The Huffington Post | Joe Satran | Posted 06.27.2012 | Entertainment

Screenwriter and director Nora Ephron worked with some of the most famous and accomplished actors in the movie business during her 30-odd years in Hol...

WATCH: Mike & Sully Are Back In 'Monsters University' Trailer

The Huffington Post | Kia Makarechi | Posted 06.20.2012 | Entertainment

Mike and Sully are back! The creatures from "Monsters, Inc." aren't scary yet, but they're just as lovable in this new trailer for "Monsters Universit...

Easy Reader: Peggy Pope of Nine to Five Tells Her Irresistible Show-Biz Story

David Finkle | Posted 07.23.2012 | Home
David Finkle

Her show-biz resume began accumulating credits not too long after she'd settled in Manhattan -- and all of it Pope recounts with great humor. She's a naturally funny woman when she's merely recounting the facts. Laughing out loud through these pages is a regular response.

WATCH: Billy Crystal Recalls Strange Experience With Redd Foxx

Posted 05.23.2012 | Fifty

On the 'Late Show' on Thursday, Billy Crystal reveals to David Letterman an experience he had with "the original dirty comedian" Redd Foxx in 1979. Ac...

Billy Crystal Presents Happy Birthday Video To David Letterman

Posted 04.13.2012 | TV

David Letterman turned 65 on April 12, while Billy Crystal is right behind him at 64-years-old. So the two commiserated on the joys of growing older w...

Little Billy Blackface: The Academy Awards and the Reestablishment of the Social Order

Javon Johnson | Posted 05.08.2012 | Black Voices
Javon Johnson

A couple weekends back, the Academy Awards, since its inception in 1929, awarded just its 14th Black Oscar winner in an acting category. Octavia Spenc...

Eddie Murphy: Oscars Would Have Been 'A Little Quicker With Me Driving'

Posted 05.01.2012 | Entertainment

While some had gripes with Billy Crystal's blackface routine hosting stint during the 84th Academy Awards, most were impressed that the typically long...

Bring Some Chutzpah Back: Billy's 9th and Last Oscar Telecast

Jon Chattman | Posted 04.28.2012 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

It was as if Crystal was preserved in time like Austin Powers, thawed out for the 84th Annual Academy Awards, and recycled past bits without trying at all to show off something fresh and new.